The FBI has demanded that all new homes built starting this year have a rear entrance with a special lock. The homeowner will have the key… but so will the FBI. They state that homeowners can be confident of this key not getting stolen or copied by nefarious criminals.
Wait – what? Is this true? Can they really get away with this in America? No, they can’t. Relax, they didn’t really ask and this isn’t happening. It almost did, though, but the key wasn’t to your home. It was, however, to the one item that probably contains as much personal information as a thief could find in your home: your smartphone. And the FBI wasn’t asking the home builders, it was asking Apple.
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